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Scholarship winner Greg with Min IronsA celebration of achievement

A young father who can now read stories to his daughter, a formerly homeless mother of five who now has a bright future, and a young woman with severe hearing loss who can now communicate using Auslan are the recipients of the 2019 Adult Learners Week scholarships.

The Hon. Steve Irons MP announced the scholarship winners at the Adult Learners Week national launch held at North Metropolitan TAFE in Perth on Tuesday.

The Adult Learners Week scholarships are awarded to outstanding adult learners to enable them to continue learning by either taking a new learning pathway or continuing an existing one.

Nominations are received from across the adult education sector and nominees are from all walks of life.

This year’s #ALW2019 scholarship recipients are:

  • Greg Nelson – Read Write Now – WA
  • Kylie Mahon – Community Colleges Northern Inland – NSW
  • Anita Burfield – The Deaf Society – NSW